Windows 8.1 Introduction Quick Reference Guide
4-page laminated quick reference guide showing step-by-step instructions and shortcuts for how to use Microsoft Windows 8.1 Update. Includes touch interface.
Watch a quick video of touch gestures for Windows 8.1!
Starting Windows; Desktop vs. Start Screen; Whether to Show Desktop or Start Screen after Sign In; Switching Between Desktop & Start; Desktop Apps & Windows Store Apps; Starting an App; Displaying the Taskbar; Switching Between Apps and Desktop Windows - Using the Switch List; Navigating the Start Screen; Closing Apps; Using the Shortcut Menu; Windows Charms; Searching; Working with Multiple Monitors; Showing Multiple Apps Side-by-Side; Resizing an App Window; Maximizing an App to Full Screen; Opening Files, Folders and Libraries; Saving a Document.
Organizing Tiles & Apps:
Creating a Tile Group; Naming a Tile Group; Rearranging Start Screen Tiles; Resizing Start Screen Tiles; Adding an App Tile to the Start Screen.
Working with the Taskbar:
Switching Among Apps/Windows; Pinning an App to the Taskbar; Using Taskbar Jump Lists; Pinning Files to Taskbar Jump Lists; Using the Notification Area.
Working on the Desktop:
Resizing a Desktop Window; Moving a Desktop Window; Maximizing a Desktop Window; Hiding a Desktop Window (Minimize).
File Management: Folders, Libraries & Favorites:
Starting File Explorer; Working with the Ribbon; Navigation Pane, Preview Pane & Details Pane; Changing How Items are Displayed: Changing Views, Grouping & Sorting; Navigating Folders in File Explorer; Creating a Folder; Renaming Files or Folders; Opening a Second Explorer Window; Selecting Multiple Items, Selecting with Checkboxes; Deleting Files or Folders; Moving and Copying Files and Folders, Moving and Copying with Cut, Copy & Paste; Adding a Folder or Library to Favorites; Creating a Shortcut to a Document, Folder, or Other Item; Searching in File Explorer; Working with Libraries; Burning to a CD/DVD; Zipping Files or Folders; Pinning to Start.
Settings & Troubleshooting:
Using the Settings Charm; Using the Control Panel; Setting up WiFi; Using Airplane Mode; What to Try if an App Freezes; Getting Help.
Users & Security:
Viewing a Password While Typing; Changing Users; Ending your Windows Session; Changing Login Password or Creating a Picture or PIN Password.
Also includes a "Top 8 Things you Need to Know" list, a list of Keyboard Shortcuts, and a list of Mouse/Touch Equivalents.